Students teacher attitudes towards computer and online learning : are they a factor in students' usage?

Wan Ali, Wan Zah and Mohd Ayub, Ahmad Fauzi and Wong, Su Luan and King, Hasnah Yee Tang and Wan Jaafar, Wan Marzuki (2008) Students teacher attitudes towards computer and online learning : are they a factor in students' usage? The International Journal of Learning, 15 (6). pp. 35-41. ISSN 1447-9494

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Abstract

Computers and online learning are rapidly becoming important components in fundamental curriculum of Malaysian educational systems. In Malaysia, the computer and online learning curriculum have been incorporated into all levels of the educational systems. However, the instructional effectiveness of computer and online learning are related to many factors including students’ attitudes towardsthese technologies. Hence, positive attitudes towards computers and online learning are important variables to be studied among pre-service teachers. The main purpose of this study is to examine the attitudes of pre-service teachers at Universiti Putra Malaysia toward computer and online learning and its relationships. In addition, the relationship between this attitudes and the usage of computer and online learning is also studied. The findings indicate that pre-service teachers have positive attitudes towards computers and online learning. The correlation between students’ attitude towards computers and online learning was significant.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Online Learning; Attitudes toward Computer; Attitudes towards Online Learning
Subject:Computer-assisted instruction - Malaysia
Subject:College teachers - In-service training
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher:Common Ground Publishing
ID Code:16877
Deposited By: Emelda Mohd Hamid
Deposited On:25 May 2012 07:08
Last Modified:12 Nov 2012 06:41

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